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2021_11_10 Brave Unity (nyitó)

Brave Unity 2021 – exercise control and support

16:25 November 11, 2021

In terms of the number of total participants, as well as the functional areas involved, the last decade’s most noticeable Computer Assisted Command Post Exercise is held under the name Brave Unity 21 in these days. The assigned personnel of Headquarters Multinational Division – Centre (HQ MND-C), playing the role of superior military organization, was visited by Major General Denis Tretinjak, commander of HQ MND-C, in the Simulation, Exercise and Training Centre of the HDF Bakony Combat Training Centre on 10 November in Várpalota.


Centennial Relationship with Latvia

08:57 November 9, 2021

Hungary is an important and actively acting member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – the most effective defence and military force in the world –, and strengthens common security – emphasized Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő. The minister held discussions with Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkēvičs in Budapest.


Defence Minister Tibor Benkő receives Latvia’s foreign minister on a courtesy call

15:34 November 8, 2021

On Monday, 8 November, on the occasion of the centenary of diplomatic cooperation between Hungary and Latvia, Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő received Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgard Rinkēvičs in Budapest. At their meeting, besides today’s security challenges, the ministers also discussed current issues of allied cooperation between the two countries.

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Sharpening the sword of the alligator, at the threshold of the ”Alligator Sword 21” exercise

14:00 November 8, 2021

Before its departure, the outgoing personnel of the Headquarters Multinational Division – Centre took part in the last preparation in the first week of November at Alba Regia barracks in Székesfehérvár. The drill, known in NATO terminology as ”Battle Staff Training”, focused on the tasks of deployed personnel, which is going to be relocated to Germany within days.

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Defence Minister Tibor Benkő holds discussion with his Austrian counterpart

09:34 November 5, 2021

On Thursday, 4 November Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő received Austrian Defence Minister in the framework of a border meeting in Sopronbánfalva. During the official meeting, the two sides discussed the European security situation and its future, the common challenges, the forms of bilateral military cooperation and, last but not least, the tasks connected with the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tibor Benkő receives Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe and Africa on a courtesy call

11:07 November 4, 2021

On Wednesday, 3 November Defence Minister Tibor Benkő received General Christopher G. Cavoli, Commanding General, U.S. Army Europe and Africa on a courtesy call. Besides the selection and training of soldiers, the commanding general discussed current security issues with the minister of defence. During his two-day visit, General Cavoli also had a discussion with Major General Zsolt Sándor, Deputy Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces and participated in a panel at the National University of Public Service.

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Serbian and Hungarian Chiefs of Defence meet in Belgrade

10:53 November 4, 2021

Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces recently attended a two-day meeting of chiefs of defence in Serbia. During the discussions, besides the current security situation of the region, the two sides also talked about the Hungarian COMKFOR’s tasks, as well as the coronavirus pandemic and the migration crisis.


Cooperation for the security of Europe

16:43 November 3, 2021

On 3 November, US Major General (Ret.) Barre R. Seguin, Director, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies paid a visit to Hungary. He met and held discussions with the leaders of the Ministry of Defence and the Hungarian Defence Forces Command.

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Monument in the “hell within hell”

14:07 November 3, 2021

“We must remember and remind to ensure that such horrors never occur again”, said Defence Minister Tibor Benkő at the inauguration of a WWI memorial site for Hungarian soldiers in Nova Gorica, Slovenia on 2 November.

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Defence Minister Tibor Benkő discusses regional security with his Slovenian counterpart

14:04 November 3, 2021

Hungarian Defence Minister Tibor Benkő and Slovenian Defence Minister Matej Tonin held a discussion in Ljubljana on Tuesday, 2 November.